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vacation

noun absence, break, breather, cruise, day off, escape, excursion, holiday, interval, jaunt, leave, leave of absence, paid vacation, respite, rest, rest and recuperaaion, sabbatical, time off, tour, trip, voyage, week off
See also: abdication, abolition, absence, ademption, avoidance, cancellation, countermand, defeasance, furlough, holiday, leave, pause, recess, relinquishment, resignation

VACATION. That period of time between the end of one term and beginning of another. During vacation, rules and orders are made in such cases as are urgent, by a judge at his chambers.

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uk), there's been a 17% increase in the number of short breaks (two or three nights) taken in 2015, with 56% of travellers saying regular short breaks are better for relieving work stress than one long two-week holiday.
Short breaks too are very popular and include popular destinations across the Uk and overseas.
From PS565 for a short break (three or four nights) on a boat for four.
The short breaks include anything from a weekend Copenhagen focused on art and architecture to a culinary journey in Dubai.
Short breaks start from Dh1,960 per person (based on two sharing a twin room) and include return Coral Economy flights from Abu Dhabi, two or three nights' accommodation, breakfast and all applicable taxes.
A short break with two nights' B&B plus ferry crossings costs pounds 145pp with VFB Holidays.
The instructor told me to contact Navy Corpus tower and request another short break.
The majority of those surveyed said that they would use a break to share quality time with a partner or children, and a significant proportion said they needed short breaks to get away from their busy lifestyles.
Prior Information Notice: Provision of Short breaks.
Relax in the Cairngorms | Relax in the Cairngorms ESCAPE to the Scottish Highlands staying at the newly refurbished four-star Macdonald Highlands Hotel, in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, with their exclusive summer short break deal.
DISABLED children and young people are set to benefit from a share of a PS40,000 fund to provide short breaks.
Applying to become a short break carer can take up to four months and follows the same process as foster carers - the difference is that the children have a disability and still live at home.